People from Vale of White Horse (district)

Posted Nov 4, 2009
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  1. David Niven
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    David Niven

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    James David Graham Niven (1 March 1910 – 29 July 1983) was an English actor and novelist who was popular in Europe and in the United States. He played Squadron Leader Peter Carter in A Matter of Life and Death, Phileas Fogg in Around the World in 80 Days and Sir Charles Lytton, a.k.a. "the Phantom", in The Pink Panther. He won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance in Separate Tables (1958).


  2. Thomas Ford
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    Thomas Ford

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    Thomas Ford (1598–1674) was an English nonconformist minister, a member of the Westminster Assembly and ejected minister of 1662.


  3. Daisy Fellowes
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    Daisy Fellowes

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    The Hon. Daisy Fellowes (née Marguerite Séverine Philippine Decazes de Glücksberg) (29 April 1890 in Paris – 13 December 1962 in Paris), was a celebrated 20th-century society figure, acclaimed beauty, minor novelist and poet, Paris Editor of American Harper's Bazaar, fashion icon, and an heiress to the Singer sewing machine fortune.


  4. Edward John Mott
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    Edward John Mott

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    Edward John Mott VC DCM (4 July 1893 – 20 October 1967) was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.


  5. Thomas Hughes
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    Thomas Hughes

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    Thomas Hughes (20 October 1822 – 22 March 1896) was an English lawyer, judge and author. He is most famous for his novel Tom Brown's School Days (1857), a semi-autobiographical work set at Rugby School, which Hughes had attended. It had a lesser-known sequel, Tom Brown at Oxford (1861).


  6. Pam Ayres
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    Pam Ayres

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    Pam Ayres MBE (born 14 March 1947) is an English poet, comedian, songwriter and presenter of radio and television programmes. Her 1975 appearance on the television talent show Opportunity Knocks led to appearances on other TV and radio shows, a one-woman touring stage show and performing before the Queen.


  7. Henry Marten (regicide)
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    Henry Marten (regicide)

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    Sir Henry Marten (1602 – 9 September 1680) was an English lawyer and politician who sat in the House of Commons in two periods between 1640 and 1653. He was an ardent republican and a regicide of King Charles I of England.


  8. Edward Pleydell-Bouverie
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    Edward Pleydell-Bouverie

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    Edward Pleydell-Bouverie PC, FRS (26 April 1818 – 16 December 1889), styled The Honourable from 1828, was a British Liberal politician. He was a member of Lord Palmerston's first administration as Paymaster-General and Vice-President of the Board of Trade in 1855 and as President of the Poor Law Board between 1855 and 1858.


  9. John Elwes (politician)
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    John Elwes (politician)

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    John Elwes (a.k.a. "Elwes the Miser"), MP, Esq. (7 April 1714 – 26 November 1789) was a Member of Parliament (MP) in Great Britain for Berkshire (1772 – 1784) and a noted eccentric and miser, believed to be the inspiration for the character of Ebenezer Scrooge in Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol. Dickens made reference to Elwes some years later in his last novel, Our Mutual Friend. Elwes was also believed to inspire William Harrison Ainsworth to create the character of John Scarfe in his novel The Miser's Daughter.


  10. Henry Norreys (colonel-general)
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    Henry Norreys (colonel-general)

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    Henry Norris (1554 – 1599) was an English soldier and politician during the Tudor period.


  11. Mike Nurton
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    Mike Nurton

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    Michael 'Mike' Dennis Nurton (born 11 January 1943) is a former English cricketer. Nurton was a left-handed batsman, although his bowling style is unknown. He was born in Botley, Oxfordshire.


  12. Gerard de Lisle, 1st Baron Lisle
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    Gerard de Lisle, 1st Baron Lisle

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    Gerard de Lisle, 1st Baron Lisle (1304 – 9 June 1360) was an English nobleman and soldier during King Edward III's campaigns in Scotland and France.


  13. Jacob Pleydell-Bouverie, 4th Earl of Radnor
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    Jacob Pleydell-Bouverie, 4th Earl of Radnor

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    Jacob Pleydell-Bouverie, 4th Earl of Radnor (18 September 1815 – 11 March 1889), was the son of William Pleydell-Bouverie, 3rd Earl of Radnor and Judith Anne St John-Mildmay. He was styled Viscount Folkestone from 1828 until 1869.


  14. Sir Robert Throckmorton, 8th Baronet
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    Sir Robert Throckmorton, 8th Baronet

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    Sir Robert George Throckmorton, 8th Baronet (5 December 1800 – 28 June 1862) was an English Whig and Liberal politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1831 to 1835.


  15. William Pleydell-Bouverie, 3rd Earl of Radnor
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    William Pleydell-Bouverie, 3rd Earl of Radnor

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    William Pleydell-Bouverie, 3rd Earl of Radnor (11 May 1779 – 9 April 1869), styled Viscount Folkestone until 1828, was the son of Jacob Pleydell-Bouverie, 2nd Earl of Radnor and Hon. Anne Duncombe.


  16. Bruce Hobbs
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    Bruce Hobbs

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    Bruce Robertson Hobbs (December 27, 1920 – November 22, 2005) was an English jockey and racehorse trainer.


  17. Richard Varvill
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    Richard Varvill

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    Richard Antony Varvill (born 23 September 1961) is a British engineer, and the Chief Designer (Technical Director) at Reaction Engines Limited.


  18. Sir Charles Saxton, 1st Baronet
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    Sir Charles Saxton, 1st Baronet

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    Sir Charles Saxton, 1st Baronet (1732 – November 1808) was an officer of the Royal Navy who saw service during the War of the Austrian Succession, the Seven Years' War, the American War of Independence and the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, rising to the rank of captain.


  19. Eli Marsden Wilson
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    Eli Marsden Wilson

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    Eli Marsden Wilson, A.R.E., A.R.C.E. (24 June 1877 - 13 November 1965) was an English artist who had seventeen pictures exhibited at the Royal Academy.


  20. James Bacon (judge)
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    James Bacon (judge)

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    Sir James Bacon (11 February 1798 – 1 June 1895) was a British bankruptcy judge and a vice-chancellor of the Court of Chancery, and a member of the Privy Council.


  21. Henry of Appleford
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    Henry of Appleford

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    Henry of Appleford was abbot of Reading Abbey from 1342 to 1361. His death in 1361 was due to the Black Death. He came from Appleford-on-Thames.


  22. Duncombe Pleydell-Bouverie
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    Duncombe Pleydell-Bouverie

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    Admiral The Honourable Duncombe Pleydell-Bouverie (28 June 1780 – 5 November 1850), was a British naval commander and Whig politician.


  23. Thomas Duffield
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    Thomas Duffield

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    Thomas Duffield (October 1782 – 15 March 1854) was a Tory politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1832 to 1844.


  24. John Fettiplace
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    John Fettiplace

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    John Fettiplace (1527–1580) was an English politician and landed gentleman during the Tudor period.


  25. William Hyde (high sheriff)
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    William Hyde (high sheriff)

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    William Hyde (1490–1557) was an English politician in the Tudor period.


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